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  1. Difficult to start

    General Ninja 650R
    Greetings! Once again I'm in a need of advice. My 2009 Ninja is having troubles starting. It needs couple of cranks before the engine starts. Last season I thought it may be a weak battery, because it was at least 10 years old. Now the bike is equipped with a brand new Battery. The connections...
  2. LED Lights and Battery Issues

    Ninja 650R Maintenance
    About a year and a half ago I put 15 LED strips on my 2015 Kawasaki Ninja 650. The techs at the bike shop told me I should keep my bike tendered when I wasn't riding it as the lights would drain my battery quickly. Around the same time I got a new battery. However, I did not listen to the...
  3. Wont Turn over!

    ZR-7 Maintenance
    Let me start by saying this is my very first bike! so I know nothing of bikes! ..Now to the story of it not starting. I just bought this back 4 days ago, Thursday from a guy that kept it in storage but regularly started it. It started fine both times I came to see it. My buddy drove the bike to...
  4. 2014 Ninja 650 died at a stop, no battery power

    Ninja 650R Maintenance
    So on my way home from work today the bike was acting funny, battery light came on for a minute or so, as well as the check engine light. As I came to a stop, the bike wouldn't drop idle or decelerate like normal, the display wouldn't come on and show rpms, speed, etc, and then it died. So I got...
  5. Funky starting issues, please read. At my wits end.

    Ninja 650R Maintenance
    Hey guys. I know I'm new here but I'm hoping I can get some imput from y'all. I have a 2012 Ninja 650. About 6k miles Long story short, I got a dui in March and my dad put my bike up and disconnected the battery. My dad died on Wednesday in a motorcycle accident. I wanted to take my bike up to...
  6. dumb mistake = Dead battery

    General Ninja 650R
    Well earlier today I was in a hurry to get to class, so I parked my motorcycle quickly and ran into the building. I came out and.. oops the key was in the ignition in the on position. (The the Lord it did not get stolen) but the battery is now dead... The dash will light up still, and starter...
  7. Subthrottle sensor

    Z1K/Z750 Maintenance
    So a couple thousand miles back I dumped my '06 z750s and cracked the subthrottle (sub throttle) sensor (black) on the RH side. I picked the bike up, dusted her off and started her right off. Only things was my FI light was on the whole way home. We made it back fine and I hooked her up to read...
  8. ZR-7S brake fluid dripping? Help!

    ZR-7 Maintenance
    Hi people, I've had my 2003 ZR-7S since 2009 and until very recently it's been very reliable and I've done approximately 13,000 miles on it. I know a bit about bikes but not enough to be confident doing jobs myself, so I've been at the mercy of local bike shops and various cowboys since I got my...
  9. lightweight battery?

    Ninja 650R Accessories
    Has anyone installed one of the new, smaller and lighter(and much more expensive) batteries in their 650R yet? I was browsing this site and they have 2 models for our bike (and most other bikes too): http://www.shoraipower.com/s-100077-Ninja-650R.aspx But since they seem to offer them for so...